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Light Battle Crisers and The Second Battle of Heligoland Bight: Lord Fisher's Oddities


By Hugh Harkins Centurion, soft covers, £10.95, 72 pages  ISBN: 10: 1903630525, 13: 978-1903630525 Book Review by Niall Ferguson This slim volume covers the Repulse, Renown, Courageous, Glorious and Furious during their service in The Great War (the last not entering service until after the Second Battle of Heligoland Bight, as a quasi-aircraft …

TALK RESCHEDULED FROM MARCH: 'Strategic choice: Lord Fisher, the Baltic and struggle for civilian control' A talk by Professor Andrew Lambert


THIS TALK HAS BEEN REARRANGED TO THE OCTOBER MEETING DATE  This lecture examines the development of a classic 'British Way of war' strategy for World War One. Long term planning by Admiral Lord Fisher had focused on using control of, or the threat to enter the Baltic to leverage German strategy and complete the economic blockade. Fisher's plans we…